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  • Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medical School
  • Fort Smith
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

How you think you did?

6 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

25 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Closed file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"have you had any experience in the medical field" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"how can you convince me that you can hold up against the academic rigors of medical school" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

No Response

What was the most interesting question?

"what is something else you do for fun?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

No Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"reading SDN, going over my application, and understanding the answer to; why ARCOM, why DO, and why medicine?" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"I thought the interviewers were really nice" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the technical difficulties with a virtual interview" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that I was unable to connect to the Microsoft team and that because that wasn't working I had to do a phone interview and the interviewers couldn't even see me" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I don't think ARCOM had a good backup for technical difficulties. They mentioned multiple people had issues with Microsoft team and instead of being able to use Zoom or Skype my interview time was cut short and I couldn't even see my interviewers face to face. They were very nice but that aspect was extremely frustrating when I was forced to stay home because of COVID." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

No Response

How did the tourguide seem?

No Response

How do you rank the facilities?

5 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

No Response

What was your primary mode of travel?

No Response

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

No Response

What airport did you use?

No Response

Where did you stay?

No Response

How would you rate the hotel?

5 out of 10

What is the name of the hotel you stayed in?

No Response

Would you recommend the hotel?

No Response

General Info

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

3 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

4 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

5 out of 10

How is the responsiveness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How is the friendliness of the admissions office?

8 out of 10

How eco-friendly are the school's application materials and interview process?

5 out of 10

What are your suggestions for the admissions office?

"I wish they had a suitable back up in case of technical difficulties. I feel like I didn't get the chance that others got because they risked going in person." Report Response

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